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Free boater education class offered in Spokane Valley

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Marine Unit is offering a free boater education class. Ages 12 and older are encouraged to attend.

Here are the dates; May 8th, May 22nd, June 5th, June 26th. All are from 8am to 4pm. Pre-registration is required. Contact Jen @ the Training Unit @ 477-3552.

The location the classes are offered is the Training Unit office.

As of January 1st, 2010 all boat operators 30 years of age and younger must have the mandatory course to operate a boat or jet ski. The age limit rises to 35 years of age in 2011, and increases at multiples of 5 each year to the age of 60. Persons born before 1955 are exempt from the mandatory education requirements.

 

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